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ABC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
of swindling a jackpot winner out of millions before shooting him in cold blood. steve osunsami is covering it all. >> i wouldn't trust dee dee moore as far as i can throw her. >> reporter: harsh words. from the sheriff who threw dee dee moore in jail after police found the body of lottery winner abraham shakespeare buried in moore's back yard and covered in concrete. >> the person that convinced him that she was there for his best interest is dee dee. >> reporter: in november 2006 abe shakespeare went from washing dishes and working garbage trucks to the good life. when he walked into this minimart and bought the quick pick ticket that won him $17 million. >> will walk the street like a normal person. i have people coming up, asking for money. >> reporter: by 2009, he had burnt through much of the money, paying off the mortgages of families and friends. that's when he met dee dee moore. >> are you a murderer? >> no. moore had a different look in court monday but she's always maintained it was a business relationship, where she promised to manage his money and make it last. here she is two
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
. the $500 million jackpot is climbing before tonight's drawing. and steve osunsami is on the scene where it will happen in tallahassee, florida. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is the studio where the magic could happen tonight. and it feels like ft. knox. these machines and the dozens of balls were pulled from a locked vault. and only a select few people will be allowed in this room when the drawing takes place tonight. this game is on. >> this is obviously the winning ticket. >> reporter: the people who run the powerball lottery tell us that today they expect to sell more than 105,000 $2 tickets a minute. when it's all said and done, that's at least 189 million tickets for tonight's $500 million jackpot, more than double the number sold for saturday's drawing where no one won. >> it's hard to imagine how the tickets are selling because we're in this territory so rarely. it's the stratosphere of jackpots. >> reporter: that explains what's happening at minimarts and gas stations across the country. where millions of americans with champagne wishes and caviar
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